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Posted: 5/31/2003 8:47:48 PM EDT
Anyone know what rail system is on the Marine Corps's new M-16 A4?
Link Posted: 5/31/2003 9:18:04 PM EDT
I belive its the M5 KAC RAS (standard non-free floating full length) Calvin
Link Posted: 5/31/2003 10:39:27 PM EDT
Link Posted: 6/1/2003 7:03:55 AM EDT
So many M4 and SPR clones, here's an M16A4 clone [:)] [img]www.imagestation.com/picture/sraid60/pf1618623964341aa10302bfe3619dad4/fc3ef14f.jpg[/img]
Link Posted: 6/1/2003 7:43:40 PM EDT
Very nice!
Link Posted: 6/1/2003 7:48:57 PM EDT
Nice Duffy Post some details Bro, I'm getting the parts together to do damn near the exact same thing. :)
Link Posted: 6/1/2003 9:26:10 PM EDT
Dammit Duffy, every time you post that pick I cant wait until my A4 is done. [:D]
Link Posted: 6/1/2003 10:11:24 PM EDT
[Last Edit: 6/1/2003 10:13:08 PM EDT by Ridge]
Ha, I'm working on the same thing. Looks good Duffy. Does anyone have any good pics of the Marines in Iraq with this setup? Isn't this setup an M16A4 with KAC RAS and ACOG for the Squad Designated Marksman??
Link Posted: 6/1/2003 10:51:59 PM EDT
Link Posted: 6/1/2003 10:59:57 PM EDT
I really, really want to build one of those for a Marine friend of mine!
Link Posted: 6/2/2003 6:22:22 AM EDT
[Last Edit: 6/2/2003 6:29:38 AM EDT by Duffy]
[img]www.imagestation.com/picture/sraid60/p0370c9afd7e6b9e0a0e2bdfa52d725c3/fc504696.jpg[/img] [img]www.imagestation.com/picture/sraid60/p8fcbbf5c89a956ba862ce23925cc66e0/fc3eef9c.jpg[/img] Aw don't be hating Lumps [:d] Troy is right of course. Back then TA31s were impossible to find so I got the TA11, but I'm happy enough with it that I'm going to forego the TA31. I thought I'd settled for the TA11 but it's almost everything the TA31 is, and has features I find important to me, such as a much longer eye relief. The difference between 3.5x and 4x is so little, the larger size of the TA11 also comes with a longer fiber optic tube (dunno if that helps gather more ambient light) and slightly larger objective lens. Falcata now that TA31 is more available this shouldn't be hard. I had to wait 3 weeks to get the RAS M5 from Wes at [url]mstn.biz[/url](emailed him every day, lol sorry Wes) because of the war, things have probably calmed down at KAC. Also got the ARMS 19S, sling, and KAC 300M BUIS from him. I don't know if USMC folks use the 300M or 600M BUIS...
Link Posted: 6/2/2003 11:24:02 AM EDT
Link Posted: 6/2/2003 3:33:24 PM EDT
Oh yeah, I read that they had to buy their own and wanted to do away with the carry handle. Wish Uncle Sam could use my tax money to buy some for them.
Link Posted: 6/3/2003 2:43:25 PM EDT
Originally Posted By Troy: Yes, except the "correct" ACOG would be a TA31F. The one pictured above is the TA11, which is larger. -Troy
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Like this? [img]http://photos.ar15.com/ImageGallery/IG_LoadImage.asp?iImageUnq=5891[/img] Actually, it's just a TA31, not an "F"
Link Posted: 6/3/2003 5:37:13 PM EDT
Link Posted: 6/3/2003 6:07:04 PM EDT
Nice Rifle bsbg. I'm almost there myself, got my KAC M5 today plus gov profile upper. All I need now is my optics and BUIS. BTW Impact Guns had the M5 RAS fairly cheap and even though back ordered I got mine within a week. Jeff
Link Posted: 6/3/2003 6:39:04 PM EDT
[Last Edit: 6/3/2003 6:41:02 PM EDT by mikepenn33]
Very nice, I'm glad to see interest in the 20" A1,A2,A3,A4---more pictures please I like the TA-11 better
Link Posted: 6/3/2003 7:41:30 PM EDT
Maybe Paul and Wes at MSTN can come up with a package deal...hint,hint
Link Posted: 6/3/2003 8:19:40 PM EDT
Link Posted: 6/3/2003 8:21:55 PM EDT
[Last Edit: 6/3/2003 8:22:13 PM EDT by Lumpy196]
Originally Posted By MSTN: THE SPR MK 12 MOD 1 IS NOW MY #1 GUN.
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We need pics Wes [:D]
Link Posted: 6/4/2003 6:08:27 AM EDT
Yes, let's see some pics of your #1 gun in its #1 configuration.
Link Posted: 6/4/2003 8:04:34 AM EDT
Heres MY version of the A4. SR-15 Match with TA-31. Im adding a KAC 600m BUIS and KAC Front Flip up in the future.Jm03 [img]http://www.imagestation.com/picture/sraid64/pdc4fab7cc6e8bd10aa0729ea12920e5d/fc009f76.jpg[/img]
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